Deputies searching for woman who took child in Orangeburg County

Dorchester County News

ORANGEBURG CO., S.C. (WCBD) – Deputies in Orangeburg County are searching for a woman who took a child after a judge ordered her not to have contact with them.

According to the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Ellen Peters left sometime on Sunday after taking the child who she is not supposed to have custody of, based on a ruling by Orangeburg County Family Court.

Peters is believed to be driving a grey 2002 Toyota Corolla with SC license plate number 7248-MX.

Her family told OCSO that she may have relocated to Dorchester County.

A description of Peters given to OCSO states that she is white with blonde hair, 5’4″ tall and around 150 pounds.

Anyone with information on her is asked to call OCSO at 803-534-4147 or Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. ​

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